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Definition of string along phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

string along

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

string somebody along

(informal)
 
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to allow someone to believe something that is not true, for example that you love them, intend to help them, etc. She has no intention of giving you a divorce; she's just stringing you along.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: string along